Posts Tagged ‘American University’

WASHINGTON, DC, 21 April 2017 — Here’s a nice little story about the “Backpack Documentary en Español” class that I launched in Fall 2016 at American University’s School of Communication. It was written by one of my students.

To read it, click HERE.



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reduced-final-revised-3-march-2017WASHINGTON, DC, 3 March 2017 — I’m delighted to announce these details regarding this year’s AU-Pulitzer Center International Reporting Fellowships. These are extraordinary opportunities for students seeking to work overseas.

As the mainstream media pull back from foreign coverage, it is organizations like the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting which are filling the void.

For an application form, click here: http://www.american.edu/…/j…/Pulitzer-Center-Fellowships.cfm

Please contact me with questions.

Bill Gentile


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Kara at info session

WASHINGTON, DC, 2 March 2016 — Kara Andrade, one of two winners of the 2015 AU-Pulitzer Center Student International Reporting Fellowships, addresses students at an information session in the School of Communication’s Media Innovation Lab (MIL). In the second photo, Andrade is joined by (L to R) Kem Sawyer and Ann Peters, Contributing Editor, and Director of Development and Outreach, respectively, at the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. You can find information about, and applications for, the 2016 fellowships HERE.

Kara, Kem, Ann at sesiion

Photos by Bill Gentile.

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WASHINGTON, DC, 23 February 2016 — Join us next week for information on how to apply for one of two Student International Reporting Fellowships!


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Are you a budding international journalist with a passion of going to another country to report on underreported systemic issue? The American University and the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting are offering two International Reporting Fellowships worth $2,500 each.

The School of Communication at American University has joined forces with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting to become a member of the Center’s Campus Consortium. The Campus Consortium initiative is a core component of the Pulitzer Center’s effort to create awareness campaigns around the global systemic issues that affect us all.

You must be an AU student to apply for this extraordinary opportunity. Please contact Bill Gentile with questions.

More information on the fellowship here: http://american.edu/soc/journalism/Pulitzer-Center-Fellowships.cfm

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Yunghi Kim on Core Values

This is a compelling interview by former Newsweek Magazine Photo Editor Jim Colton with veteran photojournalist Yunghi Kim on how to protect your intellectual property. See the interview here: https://nppa.org/page/yunghi-kim-core-values, published by the National Press Photographers Association (NPPA), the leading magazine of its kind in the United States.

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